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Seated Figure #2

Gail Ragains
Ugallery 5345199697 UGallery

Ink, acrylic paint, charcoal, and pastel on Paper New

Varnished and Ready to frame


Signed on front and back


22" h x 15" w |0 lbs. 5 oz.

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Artist Gail Ragains displays a nude figure with energetic and gestural lines. The woman sits in a contemplative manner, while the interplay between the warm and cool hues adds energy to her form. Gail blurs the line between abstraction and the human figure with her expressive brushwork and bold linework. "My quick and energetic approach captures the essence of the pose, creating a sense of freedom and ease in the artwork," says Gail. Upon closer inspection, viewers can discern the intricate layers of inks, paints, and lines, creating depth and texture to the piece.

Gail Ragains

Redwood City, California

Artist Gail Ragains paints abstract figurative works defined by strong color combinations and intuitive mark-making. "I approach each creative process as an open-ended improvisation," says Gail. "It is an evolving journey without preconceived plans for a predictable outcome. I react to the materials at hand, stripping away the non-essentials to give a loose interpretation of form, movement, and human expression." Inspired by the physical gestures and emotions of people, the human figure dominates Gail's art. As a young person, Gail was active in dance, ice skating, and gymnastics and competed in triathlons in her 20s. While pursuing a career as a massage therapist for 25 years, Gail simultaneously attended art classes through community colleges, the local Art League, and workshops with artists she admires. Having lived in California her entire life, Gail is influenced by the California colors—golden hills, clear blue skies, swimsuits, and swimming pools. Today, her studio is in her backyard just a few steps away from the home she shares with her husband. “In this workspace, I have everything I need. Good light, music, fresh air, and my studio mate, Sadie, the cutest 14 lb. mixed-breed rescue pup.”

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